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More stories about New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA

  • The Big (Un)Easy: Lafitte Steps Forward

    On Aug. 27, ceremonial shovels hit the dirt at Lafitte Street in New Orleans, as the redevelopment of the Lafitte public housing complex got under way.

  • Deal Roundup

    New Orleans—HRI Properties has broken ground on Bonne Terre Village II, a 50,962-square-foot senior living apartment community primarily for those displaced as the result of Hurricanes Katrina and Gustavo.

  • Urban Finalists

    OAKLAND, CALIF.Young adults who have nowhere to go when they age out of the foster-care system have found a home at the Madison at 14th Street Apartments.

  • A Storm and a Study Raise Erosion Concerns

  • Defense Mechanisms Protecting New Orleans (and Houston?)

  • Chinese Drywall Lawsuits Consolidated

  • Judge Ponders Army Corps Liability in Katrina Catastrophe

  • Controversy Dogs New Orleans FEMA Office

  • Breaking Ground

    NEW ORLEANS—While a marching band played ragtime and former residents cheered, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin cut the ribbon to open 30 rebuilt seniors apartments at Wisdom Manor in January.

  • Rebuilding Begins

    NEW ORLEANS—Since the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina poured into the C.J. Peete public housing complex here, Jocquelyn Marshall and her son have traveled from an emergency shelter in Tunica, Miss., to an apartment in Houston, and then to an apartment in another New Orleans neighborhood.